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Martin Bookspan, EHS '43, the Cultured Voice of Lincoln Center Telecasts and NYT Music Critic

Updated: Jun 20




Martin Bookspan, English High Alumnus in the wartime class of 1943, was recently remembered by EHSA Board of Directors member Enoch "Woody" Woodhouse '44. Woody remembers Martin as a good friend and one of the first English students to ever achieve straight A's. Martin went on to attend Harvard, graduating in 1947.


Martin was also the long-time host of the PBS Concert Series "Live From Lincoln Center."


Martin Bookspan passed away April 29, 2020. His former newspaper, The New York Times, paid tribute with this article.






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